Giant 3D Printers

Monster 3D printer unveiled | thingmakers

Voxeljet has just unveiled a monster 3D printer. We’re seeing scaling up to industrial levels very fast here. It won’t be long before BAE are printing aeroplane wings in one pass.

The VX4000 offers excellent features:
  • Build space of 4000 x 2000 x 1000 mm
  • Continuous operation with multiple building platforms
  • Variable use of build space for individual application
  • Effective and continuous operation through rugged design and high-quality components
  • Fast and economical manufacturing of large components and batches

The Urbee Hybrid: the First 3-D Printed Car | Fast Company

Think hybrid cars are futuristic? How about a hybrid car that has literally been printed out? Stratasys and Kor Ecologic recently teamed to develop Urbee, the first car ever to have its entire body 3-D printed with additive manufacturing processes (by printing layers of material on top of each other until a finished product appears).

Huge 3D Printer Makes Buildings Out of Sand [VIDEO]

We’ve seen 3D printers before, but none quite this ambitious. Italian inventor Enrico Dini’s D-Shape is on a scale large enough to print entire buildings out of simple components: sand and an inorganic magnesium-base binding material.